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Correlational findings

Study Chow (2012): study CA Calgary, Alberta 2007

Public:
65+aged Chinese migrants, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 127
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews were conducted at immigrants' place of residence by trained, bilingual interviewers employing a structured questionnaire .These interviews were conducted in English or a Chinese dialect (e.g., Cantonese, Mandarin, or Taishanese) spoken by the participants. The average length of the interviews was 30 min, with a range from 20 min to nearly an hour.

Correlate

Authors's label
Perceived needs for services
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on the question of need for assistance with various tasks:
1. bathing/washing
2. dress/undressing
3. transfer/lifting
4. eating
5. grocery shopping
6. meal preparation
7. laundry
8. house cleaning
9. writing
10. reading
11. using a telephone
12. using a radio or television
13. locking or unlocking doors
14. handling money
15. banking
16. going to social activities

Rated:
1: never
2:
3:
4:
5: always

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.22 p < .05 Beta controled for:
- Socio-economic status
  - age
  - gender
  - marital status
  - financial need
- migration history
  - country of origin
  - length of residence in Canada
- Health
  - physical mobility
  - medication use
- Social network
- quality of neighbouhood
- Psychological well-being